AAPS Updates

Scarlett Middle School

“Today you are officially a published author!” proclaimed English teacher Sal Barrientes to a room full of seventh graders on June 3. That day, the book “I Could Only Look Up: Anatomy of a Middle School” was unveiled by the staff at 826michigan, who accompanied students on every step of their publishing journey.

PTO Thrift Shop representatives smile May 30 after getting their checks. The reps will deliver the checks to their school PTOs. By Tara Cavanaugh Three times a year, the PTO Thrift Shop distributes checks that go directly to the Ann Arbor Public Schools PTOs. The …

Scott Turner, a longtime math teacher at Scarlett Middle School, passed away from esophageal cancer last week at the age of 42. By Tara Cavanaugh The Scarlett Middle School cafeteria was overflowing for Scott Turner. It overflowed with Turner’s middle school students, returning college and …

Superintendent Dr. Patricia Green with her friend and mentor Dr. James Comer at Allen Elementary Monday night. Dr. Green holds a copy of Dr. Comer’s most recent book: “The Road Less Traveled: How the Developmental Sciences Can Prepare Educators to Improve Student Achievement.” By Tara …

Omari Rush interviews a student during Portfolio Day at Scarlett Middle School May 15, 2012. The Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation (AAPSEF) is proud to announce that Omari Rush has been appointed Chair of the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation for a two-year …

Student Chris Torella talks with Jaqueline Lucas at Portfolio Day on May 16. Lucas was the first African-American female to be a corporate pilot for General Motors Air Transportation. She has also been a pilot for Skyline, Northwest and the U.S. Air Force, where she …

By Tara Cavanaugh This year’s Picnic Pops featured abundant sunshine, carnival games, balloons and – of course – the fun musical selections of the AAPS middle and high school bands. It also featured an esteemed guest: U.S. Marine Band clarinetist and Huron High School alum …

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